Release Date: 29 April 2008
Release ID: 2014
Improving your kitchen may be the quickest way to add thousands in value to your property, as compared to building an extension or redecorating any other room, according to a study released by consumer advice body KitchenThinking.com.
Edinburgh, UK 8 February 2008 ( Freightnet ) - - Redesigning your kitchen could be the quickest way to increase the value of your home by as much as 5%, according to a study commissioned by consumer group KitchenThinking.com.
The report released today highlighted the true value of kitchen design by analysing the most cost effective and straightforward way to add value to a property. Gathering on opinions from industry experts and figures for kitchen upgrades, the report reflects the deep-rooted sentiment that kitchens sell houses.
The news reflects the growing recognition of kitchen improvements in selling house - a factor which has already become prominent within the property investment industry where kitchens are recognised as an immediate route to profitability.
Stephanie Kennedy from KitchenThinking.com found the report to confirm what the market already knew. "We've been preaching the importance of good kitchen design for a number of years now, so it's really no surprise that our study shows just how important it can be to make sure your kitchen is up to scratch when you're looking to sell up".
The report suggested that kitchen redesigns can add anywhere from between 1-5% on to the value of a property with minimal outlay, highlight this as one of the most cost effective ways to improve final selling price.
KitchenThinking.com is an online consumer advice centre, providing information and guidance on all things kitchen. Comprising of useful resources compiled by industry leading experts, KitchenThinking.com provides free info to help with the kitchen buying and design processes.
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